Yield: 3 Servings
|8 larges||Chinese leaves|
|400 grams||Canned sweetcorn; drained|
|4||Milk (4-5 tbs)|
|2 tablespoons||Finely chopped fresh herbs (e.g. marjoram, basil, coriander, etc.)|
|Pepper to taste|
This recipe was given to me by a friend who lived in Chile for several years, and it has become a firm favourite. A sweetcorn paste tasting of fresh herbs is poached inside a wrapping of Chinese leaves. A delicious supper dish. Serve on rice or with noodles.
Steam the Chinese leaves for a minute or two until supple but not too soft. Liquidize all the rest of the ingredients together to a paste.
Divide the mixture into eight and put spoonfuls into the centre of each leaf. Wrap up like a spring-roll, with the ends folded in, and secure with a wooden cocktail stick. Steam over hot water for 20-25 minutes until the filling is set.
Copyright Rosamond Richardson 1996 Meal-Master format courtesy of Karen Mintzias